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From <jg6...@cox.net>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Running Multiple Windows Services on port 8080
Date Wed, 01 Oct 2008 11:20:25 GMT
Brian,
tried my.domain.com to my.domain.com:8080. doesnt work only allows IP:PORT. 
btw Cox internet out here even with a business account blocks port 80.

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Brian Mearns" <mearns.b@gmail.com>
To: <users@httpd.apache.org>
Sent: Wednesday, October 01, 2008 3:40 AM
Subject: Re: [users@httpd] Running Multiple Windows Services on port 8080


> As far as I know, dyndns gives you an actual DNS lookup, so when
> someone types your subdomain into their browser, it does a DNS lookup,
> and gets the IP address you gave to dyndns. That's why port numbers
> work, it's not that dyndns is listening on every port and forwarding
> based on the requested subdomain. That being the case, I don't think
> there's any way to do what you want here: DNS maps names to ip
> addresses, it doesn't know anything about ports.
>
> I'm not sure how webhop works: you can't tell it to redirect
> my.domain.com to my.domain.com:8080? Are you only able to give an IP
> address and port for the destination?
>
> If you have legitimate business needs for this site, your best bet is
> probably to just get a business account with your ISP that will
> unblock port 80. You'd probably get a static IP with the account, too,
> so you wouldn't need dyndns, you can just buy a 5$ a year domain name
> of your own. Plus, additional bandwidth.
>
> -Brian
>
> On Tue, Sep 30, 2008 at 8:05 PM,  <jg6789@cox.net> wrote:
>> We are using dydns too. We can append the port number, sure. that sucks 
>> for
>> users though. (thats why we use webhop)maybe we should petition dyndns to
>> allow the domains they hand out to be linked to an IPADDRESS:PORT instead 
>> of
>> just an IP. That would elminate any workarounds like webhop and suffice 
>> to
>> say solve the port 80 issue with ISP's.
>>
>> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Brian Mearns" <mearns.b@gmail.com>
>> To: <users@httpd.apache.org>
>> Sent: Tuesday, September 30, 2008 2:44 PM
>> Subject: Re: [users@httpd] Running Multiple Windows Services on port 8080
>>
>>
>>> How are you "redirecting" to the IP address? I used to use dyndns.com
>>> for my subdomain name, and I was able to append the port number with
>>> no problem. E.g., my subdomain was something like bmearns.homeip.net,
>>> so I just went to http://bmearns.homeip.net:8080.
>>>
>>> Do you not want users to see your IP address for security reasons? Or
>>> just because it's ugly and utterly forgettable? If it's for security
>>> reasons, and they're connecting directly to your site through the
>>> domain forwarding (i.e., not through a proxy), then they should be
>>> able to get your IP address anyway with a DNS lookup.
>>>
>>> -Brian
>>>
>>>>> jg6789@cox.net wrote:
>>>>>>
>>>>>> John,
>>>>>>
>>>>>> We too are limited to port 8080. since our ISP blocks port 80. Have

>>>>>> you
>>>>>> ever found a work around for this? We currently have to have our

>>>>>> domain
>>>>>> [sub.domain.com] redirect to 72.x.x.x.:8080 in order for it to work.
>>>>>> Now
>>>>>> users see the ip address in the browser address bar. not good. not

>>>>>> good
>>>>>> at
>>>>>> all.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Apache 2.2.9
>>>>>> Linksys Gateway/Router WCG200
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Jay
>>>
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